November 17-21, 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014

Announcements:

1. Thank you for supporting the canned goods drive-continue to bring in canned goods!

2. Please return report cards and folders with parents’ signatures
4th Grade

CCSS: Students will determine the theme of various literature texts and the main idea of informational texts using details in the text and summarize what they read (RL.4.2, RI.4.2).

Students will also determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text (RL.4.4, RI.4.4).

Assessments:

Thursday, November 21st. -quiz on Summarizing and Main Idea

Tuesday, November 25th-Unit 6 Vocabulary Test

Homework

Monday-Jr. Scholastic-complete Thinking About the Text graphic organizer for the article “The Battle For Hong Kong” (page 8 -10), Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop page 76.

Tuesday-Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop page 77; Comprehension questions for Jr. Scholastic “The Battle For Hong Kong” (page 10-Your Turn and 11-Mapsearch Questions)

Wednesday-Summary and Main Idea worksheet; read Jr. Scholastic “It’s My Right” play and determine which character you would like to play.

Thursday-Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop page 78 and 79; Junior Scholastic play (rehearse parts for the play-play performance is Tuesday, November 25th.

Friday-Have a wonderful weekend!!!

5th Grade

CCSS:

Students will determine the meaning of words and phrases they read including figurative language, academic and domain specific words and phrases as they are used in text (RL.5.4, RI.5.4, L.5.5).

Students will report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace (SL.5.4).

Assessments:

The Egypt Game test on chapters 5-8 is on Friday, November 21st.

Section 2-2 Social Studies Quiz is Wednesday, November 19th.

Unit 6 Vocabulary Test-Monday, December 1st

Homework

Monday-Social Studies-complete section 2-2 reading in Social Studies book (pages 47-52); complete the What Did You Learn questions 1-4; read the play in Jr. Scholastic The Boy King and determine which role you would like to play.

Tuesday-Social Studies-complete Homework Hotline and Sticky Notes Post graphic organizer for section 2-2; Section 2 -2 Reading Essentials and Study Guide 2-2; and study for section 2-2 quiz on Wednesday.

Wednesday-ELA-Read chapter 7 in The Egypt Games book; complete annotations and comprehension questions. (comprehension questions are due on Friday, Nov. 21); Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop

Thursday-Chapter 8 The Egypt Game graphic organizer; Compass Learning and Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop; rehearse for the play The Boy King.

Friday-Have a wonderful weekend!!!

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